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Near Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Richmond Garden Club

 
 
Richmond Garden Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
1. Richmond Garden Club Marker
Inscription.  White Hall stood in ruins in 1965 when the Garden Club directed its efforts to saving and restoring the mansion as a Kentucky state park. In 1967 Gov. Edward Breathitt and White Hall heirs, Warfield and Esther Bennett approved the sale. The deed transferred on July 5, 1968 under Gov. Louie Nunn. Mrs. Nunn ably supervised the restoration. White Hall opened Sept. 16, 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1971.
 
Location. 37° 49.979′ N, 84° 21.157′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from White Hall Shrine Road (Kentucky Route 3055) 0.4 miles south of Fox Town Road. Marker is near the garden on the south side of White Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 White Hall Shrine Rd, Richmond KY 40475, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); Laura Clay (1849-1941) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Barr Clay
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(about 400 feet away); White Hall State Historic Site (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln & Cassius Marcellus Clay (about 500 feet away); Kentucky & the Emancipation Proclamation (about 500 feet away); “Lion of White Hall” (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Richmond Garden Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
2. Richmond Garden Club Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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